Facebook stock drops 7% over Cambridge Analytica controversy linked to Trump campaign

Facebook Inc.’s stock tumbled Monday after the social media company accused a data analytics firm used by the Trump campaign of exploiting ill-gotten data belonging to unwitting Facebook users. Shares of Facebook sank 6.7% to $172.69 around 9:50 a.m. Pacific time. On Friday, a Facebook executive... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge Analytica used data from Facebook and Politico to help Trump

Speech by company executive contradicts denial by Trump campaign that claimed the company used its own data and Facebook data to help the campaignCambridge Analytica used its own database and voter information collected from Facebook and news publishers in its effort to help elect Donald Trump,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump's campaign said it was better at Facebook. Facebook agrees

Donald Trump's presidential campaign has boasted often that it made better use of Facebook's advertising tools than Hillary Clinton's campaign did. An internal Facebook white paper, published days after the election, shows the company's data scientists agree."Both campaigns spent heavily on... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Wants D.C. Appellate Court to Toss Suit Over Cambridge Analytica

Facebook is urging a judge in Washington, D.C. to halt proceedings in a lawsuit brought by the attorney general Karl Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-07 15:14:55 UTC ]
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D.C. case against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica will proceed

Early Friday, a judge sided with Facebook shareholders who demanded the company hand over emails and records related to its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Later in the day, the company was denied again in court, as Reuters reports that... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-01 07:32:00 UTC ]
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Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica prior to 'Guardian' exposé

Facebook has admitted that it suspected Cambridge Analytica of scraping data from the platform even before the first reports about its massive data collection were published. The Guardian has learned about the social network's suspicion from a court... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBC, Fox News and Facebook stop running Trump's anti-immigrant campaign ad

NBCUniversal said Monday that it is pulling President Trump’s controversial anti-immigrant campaign advertisement, hours after the spot ran prominently during “Sunday Night Football.” Fox News said it decided to stop running the commercial as well, and Facebook stopped accepting it as a paid ad,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is trying to close the book on Cambridge Analytica

Mark Zuckerberg is over it. Yes, Facebook allowed the data of more than 80 million users to land in the hands of a partisan political consulting firm during an obscenely contentious presidential election, but that's all in the distant past. You know,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook stock drops after FTC says it's investigating the company's privacy practices

The Federal Trade Commission confirmed Monday that it has opened an investigation into Facebook Inc.'s privacy practices. The social media giant’s stock quickly dropped more than 5% before recovering somewhat. Around 10:20 a.m. Pacific Time, Facebook shares were down 1.8% at $156.41 — down 19%... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers’ Facebook videos are shared 7 times more than links

Publishers are addicted to the video format on Facebook, and it's easy to see why: they get much higher engagement on video posts than they do on article links, according to an analysis of NewsWhip data. The problem is that publishers have less ability to monetize the video they post to... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluebird claims Facebook first for Shukla's Brown Baby campaign

Bluebird has released Nikesh Shukla's debut memoir Brown Baby with a campaign featuring innovative Facebook adverts which are said to be a first for UK publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 03:25:47 UTC ]
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Cannes Lions finalizes in-person jury presidents, and Facebook outsources Trump ban verdict: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.Cannes, contingent Cannes Lions announced its 2021 jury presidents—57% of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2021-01-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The Times drops the mother lode on Trump’s taxes

Yesterday, the New York Times reporters Russ Buettner, Susanne Craig, and Mike McIntire—and if you recognize the byline you’ll know where this sentence is headed—published a mammoth story based on recent tax returns that President Trump filed with the Internal Revenue Service, records that the... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-28 12:10:20 UTC ]
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Trump, Facebook, and the weaponization of free speech

Yesterday—as protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd, a Black man in Minneapolis, continued across the US—things that President Trump said caused trouble again, and drove the news again. First, Trump laid into governors on a conference call that quickly leaked to the press; he called... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-06-02 12:08:10 UTC ]
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Portal From Facebook Salutes Moms With Mother’s Day Campaign

The new campaign for the Portal From Facebook video-calling devices salutes mothers and their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic as Mother's Day approaches. Facebook said the integrated campaign will include a new television spot, digital content (both on- and off-Facebook) and partnerships... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-04-27 19:15:41 UTC ]
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Macmillan drops controversial US e-book library policy

Macmillan has abandoned its controversial lending policy on e-books for US libraries in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 05:44:27 UTC ]
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Oprah’s Book Club drops My Dark Vanessa as a pick because of Twitter controversy.

After the massive blowback from its selection of American Dirt—a book about the migrant experience widely denounced for having very little connection to the migrant experience (or to Mexico, where the book is set)—it makes sense that Oprah’s Book Club would make future selections more... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-05 17:20:51 UTC ]
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The Sunday shows fail to link the coronavirus and the campaign

Over the weekend, two huge news stories—the coronavirus and the 2020 presidential campaign—took significant steps forward. On the virus front, we learned of the first and second deaths on US soil, both of which came at a hospital in Washington state; at least one local scientist believes that... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-03-02 13:00:19 UTC ]
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Sponcon Disclosure Lessons from Teen Vogue’s Facebook Article Controversy

As the lines between journalism and advertising become increasingly blurred, media companies must be on high alert for potential pitfalls around the failure to properly disclose sponsored content. The proper characterization of content as commercial advertising, and the proper disclosure of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-09 00:40:34 UTC ]
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Profile snaps up Christopher Wylie's 'inside story' of Cambridge Analytica

Profile Books will publish Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie's debut, Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Plot to Break the World, next week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 16:47:46 UTC ]
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